OKLAHOMA CITY, Mo. -- Nearly two dozen vehicles were involved in a western Oklahoma crash early Christmas morning.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has reopened westbound Interstate 40 after 21 vehicles were involved in 10 separate accidents within just minutes on the same overpass.
News9.com reports around 4:30 a.m., cars began losing control on westbound I-40. The weather created black ice on the overpass and drivers were taken by surprise.
Three semi trucks and 18 cars crashed into each other within just minutes. State troopers shut down westbound I-40, and shuttled drivers to a nearby hotel while they investigated the multi-car crash and tried to clear away the wreckage.
No one was
seriously injured, but some people were taken to the hospital. By , tow trucks had taken away all the
damaged vehicles. The highway reopened just after 8 a.m.